Privacy policy

We endeavour only to collect and use personal information with your knowledge. Most of the information we collect via cookies is used for looking at general trends rather than trying to identify particular individuals. This privacy policy outlines our policies. Ariadne Designs Ltd is committed to respecting your privacy and to comply with applicable data protection laws.

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal data:

  • (a) Information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views;
  • (b) Information relating to any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to this website, including information any information you provide when you make a purchases or our goods or services;
  • (c) Information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us;
  • (d) Information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email notifications and/or newsletters;
  • (e) Any other information that you choose to send to us.

The website uses cookies or similar technology to collect information about your access to the website.

Cookies are small text files that include a unique reference code that a website transfers to your device to store and sometimes track information about your computer and/or browser. A number of cookies we use last only for the duration of your web session and expire when you close your browser. Other cookies will be stored on your computer for longer, typically for statistical purposes to allow us to know when a user returns to our website.

We use cookies to:

  • remember that you have used the website before. This means we can identify the number of unique visitors we receive and allows us to make sure that we have enough capacity for the number of users we get;
  • allow you to navigate the website more quickly and easily;
  • remember your login session so you can move from one page to another within the website;
  • store your preferences;
  • customise elements of the layout and/or content of the pages of the website for you;
  • collect statistical information about how you use the website so that we can improve the website;
  • store items from your shopping basket so that you do not have to re-select products.

Apart from cookies relating to Google Analytics, all of the cookies used on our website are set by us.

When will we disclose your information to others?

a) We will disclose your information if we need to do so in order to deliver a specific service - for example we use third party designers from time to time and obviously we need to disclose information about the project and client in order to carry out our work.

b) We may also disclose information about you if required to do so by law.

c) To the purchaser of any business assets we are selling.

Information Security

Communications over the internet such as emails etc are not secure unless they have been encrypted. Our client area is protected by SSL but other areas of our website have open access. We do not share email addresses etc with other organisations unless for the reasons stated above.


Opt in policy

Ariadne Designs Ltd will never send email unless you have signed up for email via our members area. If you have been sent any email you regard as SPAM from our server or one of our clients please forward it to We attempt to meet the very highest standards both with our own email policy and that we advocate to our clients. Any complaints are immediately taken up with clients.

Third party emails

We do provide email services for a number of membership organisations. If you have any problems or issues with our email services please report them directly to

Data protection

We do not collect personal information from visitors to our website unless you explicitly and intentionally provide it. Personal information is collected in compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Personal information will be held securely and not passed on to others, unless you have given your consent or requested by law.

Anti SPAM policy

We operate an anti-spam policy which all of our clients must adhere to. All enewsletters sent from us have an opt out section at the base and if you remove yourself from a list we will ensure that you are not contacted again. If you are having an issue with any of our mailing clients please do contact us directly and we will follow the matter up.